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Invasive algae, pollution cause lethal tumors on sea turtles

Invasive algae, pollution cause lethal tumors on sea turtles

October 7, 2014  |  Comments
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UH Manoa and NOAA scientists identify invasive algal blooms triggered by land-based pollution as probable cause of tumor growth in green sea turtles.

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Ocean expedition maps Loihi’s deepest reaches

Ocean expedition maps Loihi’s deepest reaches

August 4, 2014  |  1 Comment
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UH Manoa scientists and researchers lead underwater expedition to Lōʻihi, the youngest volcano in the Hawaiian island chain.

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Invasive lionfish likely safe to eat after all

Invasive lionfish likely safe to eat after all

August 1, 2014  |  Comments
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Scientists at the UH Manoa have learned that recent fears of invasive lionfish causing ciguatoxin poisoning may be unfounded.

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Wave buoy in Majuro helps keep islanders safe

Wave buoy in Majuro helps keep islanders safe

July 10, 2014  |  Comments
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PacIOOS collaborated with partners to deploy a new Datawell Directional Waverider buoy named Kalo about one mile off the eastern shore of Majuro.

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Waterproof tablet project earns international recognition for graduate student

Waterproof tablet project earns international recognition for graduate student

April 4, 2014  |  Comments
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A novel proposal by UH Mānoa zoology graduate student John Burns has earned him a coveted spot as a finalist in the Rolex Awards for Enterprise.

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Researchers tag more tiger sharks to track online

Researchers tag more tiger sharks to track online

February 5, 2014  |  Comments
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Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology completes second phase of a project to observe sharks around the island of Maui.

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Voice of the Sea television show launches in January

Voice of the Sea television show launches in January

January 3, 2014  |  Comments
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The half-hour show will profile local science and cultural celebrities

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Research team tags tiger sharks off Maui

Research team tags tiger sharks off Maui

November 19, 2013  |  Comments
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Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology researchers Carl Meyer and Kim Holland catches, tags and releases 15 tiger sharks off Maui for shark tracking project.

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Wave buoy off Kauai will impact surf forecasts and maritime transit

Wave buoy off Kauai will impact surf forecasts and maritime transit

October 11, 2013  |  Comments
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Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System deploys buoy off the north shore of Kauaʻi to better inform weather forecasts and enable safer marine transportation.

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Wave forecasts model developed for Guam and CNMI

Wave forecasts model developed for Guam and CNMI

September 20, 2013  |  Comments
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Islanders benefit from new high-resolution wave forecasts offered by the Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System.

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